Arnold Rutkowski was born in Lodz. He began his career in 2006 in his native Poland. In 2009, he made his international debut at the Teatro Luciano Pavarotti in Modena singing the role of Don José in Carmen. His career then took on an international dimension as he was invited to perform in Ravenna, Ferrara, San Juan (Puerto Rico), Phoenix (Arizona), and Detroit (Michigan Opera). He has also appeared at the Budapest Opera, the Szeged Festival (Hungary), Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, Saint Petersburg’s Mikhailovsky Theatre, the Helsinki Opera, the Royal Opera in Stockholm, the Toulon Opera, the Marseille Opera, the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Wiesbaden’s Hessisches Staatstheater, Düsseldorf’s Deutsche Oper am Rhein, the Leipzig Opera, the Stuttgart Staatstheater, Dresden’s Semperoper, the Hamburg Staatsoper, the Berlin Staatsoper, the Sydney Opera House, Vienna’s Volksoper, Geneva’s Grand Theatre, the Zurich Opera, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Lima Opera (Peru), and Warsaw’s Grand Theatre. He has worked with numerous conductors, including Pier Giorgio Morandi (La Bohème in Dresden) and Nello Santi (La Bohème in Zurich) and with directors like Dmitri Tcherniakov (Il Trovatore in Saint Petersburg), Peter Sellars (Iolanta at the Aix-en-Provence Festival), and Robert Carsen (Rigoletto in Geneva). Arnold Rutkowski’s repertoire includes the great tenor lyrico-spinto roles, such as Don José in Carmen, Rodolfo in La Bohème, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly, Manrico in Trovatore, Lensky in Eugene Onegin, and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor.
Projects: Vaudémont at the Lyon Opera, and Paolo (Fosca de Carlos Gomes) in São Paulo.
Arnold Rutkowski is making his debut at the Paris Opera